"A Tale of Two Houses" is the eightieth episode of The Suite Life of Zack & Cody.
Zack and Cody each invite a girl over at their father's empty apartment at the same time without the other knowing it. Meanwhile, London teaches Esteban how to act rich because his family inherits the throne to his country, but ends up ruining everything for Esteban and when a military coup d'etat has overthrown Esteban's royal family, all his luxury items are subject to repossession, forcing Esteban to go back to his old job as a bellhop. Esteban's friend, a hot dog vendor named Hector, takes the place as a rich person and goes Island Shopping with London.
- Amanda Gallo as Abby, Rolando Molina as Hector, Sophie Oda as Barbara, Adrian R'Mante as Esteban, Tyler Steelman as Mark, Rachel Thorp as Cassandra, Robert Torti as Kurt Martin
- Ashley Tisdale as Maddie Fitzpatrick
- This is Kurt Martin's fifth appearance in this episode and his last appearance on The Suite Life of Zack & Cody as he doesn't appear again until "Mom and Dad on Deck" in The Suite Life on Deck. It is also the first time Kurt has short hair and the only time where he sports a goatee.